Castle Point Fort
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The site was in use during the Dark Ages, and there are partial remains of a medieval stone castle.
There is another promontory fort at Cleaved Head, about 8 miles away, and burial cairns at Memsie and Longman Hill, about 8 miles away.
About Castle Point Fort
Address: Pennan, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Attraction Type: Prehistoric Site
Location: Minor road north from the B9031 about a mile west of Pennan. There is a trail from the car park to the fort.
Website: Castle Point Fort
Photo Credit: JThomas, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
Opening Details: Open access site, usually accessible at any reasonable time
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NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Pitsligo Castle - 6 miles (Castle)
Tyrie Raven Stone - 6.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Pittulie Castle - 6.7 miles (Castle)
Longman Hill Cairn - 6.7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Cleaved Head Promontory Fort - 7.2 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Craigston Castle - 8.3 miles (Historic House)
Doune Church - 8.5 miles (Historic Church)
Memsie Cairn - 9 miles (Prehistoric Site)
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